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Have asthma, nephrotic syndrome, positive urine albumin. Prescribed Calcium, remipril. Weakness, appetite loss, weight loss

sir good evening my father is 74 year old asthmetic.he is suffring from nephrotic syndrome since six month. urine albumin was +++.then docter given calsiam acitite b.d & remipril 5mg o.d & alpha ketanalogus b.d..but he is continue feeling weekness ,weightloss ,loss of appitite, what should i do improve weakness & improve appitite ? my email address is YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Sun, 7 Apr 2013
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Nephrologist 's  Response
your father needs to be worked up for the cause of nephrotic syndrome.
He requires to undergo tests like RFT, Sonography, Urine protein quantitation, detailed urine analysis, some special tests may also be required which may include renal biopsy.
Also malignancy needs to be ruled out.
Plz consult a nephrologist.
Answered: Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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